Covid-19 Update: India's vaccination coverage crosses 35 crore doses
The last 24 hours saw 63,87,849 vaccine doses being administered
India’s cumulative vaccination coverage has crossed the landmark of 35 crore (350 million) doses.
According to the latest data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday morning, a total of 35,12,21,306 vaccine doses had been administered through 46,04,925 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am.
The last 24 hours saw 63,87,849 vaccine doses being administered.
When it comes to the coronavirus tally,
India has reported 43,071 new cases in the last 24 hours.
Less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported since seven continuous days, the ministry pointed out.
India has also been witnessing a continuous fall in the active caseload, which now stands at 4,85,350.
A net decline of 10,183 has been witnessed in the last 24 hours and active cases are now only 1.59% of the country's total positive cases.
India’s daily recoveries have continued to outnumber the daily new cases for 52 consecutive days now, with 52,299 recoveries being registered in the last 24 hours.
More than 9,000 (9,228) recoveries were reported during the last 24 hours as compared to the daily new cases.
Out of the people infected since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,96,58,078 people have already recovered from COVID-19 and 52,299 patients have recovered in the last 24 hours. This constitutes an overall recovery rate of 97.09%, which is showing a sustained increasing trend.
A total of 18,38,490 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours in the country. Cumulatively, India has conducted over 41.82 crore (41,82,54,953) tests so far.
The weekly positivity rate is currently at 2.44% while the daily positivity rate stands at 2.34% today. Daily positivity rate has remained less than 5% for 27 consecutive days now.